On Tuesday, Sunrisers Hyderabad in Sharjah defeated Mumbai Indians by 10 wickets to make it to the playoffs. In this match, during the batting of Mumbai Indians, the ball hit the helmet while taking their runs.
Kulkarni played the last ball of the innings on long on and as he was running for the second run, David Warner’s throw of Dhawal hit the back of Kulkarni’s helmet.
The good thing is that after this throw, Kulkarni stood up and went to the pavilion comfortably and even started bowling.
Seeing this, legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar once again said that every batsman must wear a helmet at the crease.
Sachin tweeted immediately after the incident, ‘Another example that wearing a helmet should be made necessary. Thank God my friend @dhawal_kulkarni was wearing a helmet. ‘
Tendulkar had earlier advocated the rule of wearing batsmen’s helmets in cricket. Tendulkar tweeted this after Vijay Shankar suffered an injury during the match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab.
Sunrisers all-rounder Vijay Shankar was hit on his head by taking a quick run during the 43rd match on 24 October. If they had not worn a helmet, they could have suffered serious injuries.
Tendulkar wrote in his tweet that all batsmen at professional level must wear helmets. He appealed to the International Cricket Council to make rules in this regard on priority.